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Roy Nelson Victor McGUFFIE

Regimental number3261
Place of birthTasmania
SchoolPrivate Tuition
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLighthouse keeper, seaman rigger
AddressCooktown, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs L V McGuffie, Cooktown PO, Cooktown, Queensland
Enlistment date15 January 1918
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, February 1918 Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
FateDied of disease 19 February 1919
Place of death or woundingFlying Corps Hospital, Pelbury, England
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLeighterton Church Cemetery, Boxwell-with Leighterton, Gloucestershire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Marie McGUFFIE; Husband of Lucy Veronica McGUFFIE, Cooktown, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte Eric McGUFFIE (cannot be further identified).

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